Missouri Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Missouri** then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Missouri Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.

Missouri Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is for eligible persons who need help getting care and paying medical bills.

Missouri Medicaid Eligibility
The enrollee must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible qualified non-citizen living in Missouri.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Missouri
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 205% FPL
Age 1-5 150% FPL
Age 6-18 150% FPL

Pregnant Women
205% FPL

Adults
Parents 20% FPL
Other Adults -
Is Medicaid Expanding? No

Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant
Proof of deductions and expenses (Childcare, dependent care, elderly care, etc)
Proof of assets
Proof of health insurance if you have it
Proof you live in Missouri
Proof of Citizenship, status as U.S. National, or Immigration Status

Medicaid Coverage In Missouri
It covers inpatient and outpatient hospital care, laboratory and x-rays, physician’s services, emergency ambulance, audiology, podiatry, ambulatory surgical services, durable medical equipment, prosthetics and orthotics, vision care, family planning; rehabilitative services and therapies; midwife services; federally qualified health centers or rural health clinics, psychiatry, transplants, home and community based services; waivers to person 65 and older, persons with AIDS, or developmentally disabled individuals; early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment (EPSDT) for children under 21 years old.

**The information provided above is a general guideline when applying for Missouri Medicaid. These guidelines can change from time to time, because of that we recommend that you contact your local Medicaid office in Missouri to verify the latest eligibility requirments for Medicaid coverage in Missouri.